Garlic-Lemon Vinaigrette

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Recipe: #29402

April 22, 2018

"If you love the taste of Caesar salad, simply add 2-3 tablespoons of grated Parmesan or Grana Padano to this dressing and are in business."

Original is 3/4c servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (63.3 g)
  • Calories 332.3
  • Total Fat - 36.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 60 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 0.6 g
  • Protein - 0.4 g
  • Calcium - 6.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Sprinkle smashed garlic with 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste.

Step 2

Mince garlic/salt and scrape into a small pile and use the side of the knife to press the garlic and salt together; repeat the process until the garlic/salt form a paste.

Step 3

Place the garlic paste in a small bowl and add the mustard.

Step 4

Whisk in the lemon juice, then slowly whisk in the olive oil to combine.

Step 5

Add a few grindings of pepper; taste on a piece of lettuce, adding more salt, lemon juice or Dijon as desired.

Step 6

Store in an airtight glass container in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Step 7

Whisk again just before serving. to re-emulsify.


No special items needed.

3 Reviews


After reading the ingredient list I knew this was going to be fantastic!!! I used it in potato salad and to marinate chicken thighs and Oooooooh YUM..... This will be in our regular rotation now. Thx for sharing this here.


review by:
(13 Jul 2022)

dienia b

I used on penne pasta really good


review by:
(8 Apr 2019)


Makes a wonderful flavored dressing! Everything was just right, and I did add Parmesan cheese in too. Very delicious and still have some left for the week!


review by:
(17 Feb 2019)

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